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Located in Mai Chau District, about 135 km from Hanoi, Mai Chau is a little valley surrounded by green mountains and dotted with lakes, paddy fields, rivers and houses on stilts of the Thai people.
Tourists can take a car following National Highway No6 from Hanoi to Hoa Binh City and then…
Posted on August 14, 2017 at 7:50am
It was an a bit late departure than our schedule from Hanoi, it promised that it would be very hot as of the high and white cloud in the sky. My dearest colleagues and I were excited to start North West inspection, a short biking in Mai Chau and a short trek in Mu Cang Chai and Sapa, well known for its clean air, beautiful scenery and minority people. Leaving the city behind, we travelled along the major highway for about 2 hours, watching the scenery change from busy streets into lush green…Continue
Posted on July 8, 2017 at 12:26am
Writing as an expat, we all love the hustle and bustle of Hanoi, but occasionally we yearn for a little bit of peace and quiet. Not to mention this time of year it’s a bit…. bleak, isn’t it? So instead of heading down to the local beer hơi…
Posted on May 2, 2017 at 9:28am
A Mai Chau day trip from Hanoi wasn’t on my original list of places I wanted to see in Vietnam. Sapa, however, was. I wanted to see the bright green terraced rice paddies that the area is known for. Even more, I wanted to experience the lives of the minority tribes who live in the SaPa Valley and its surrounds.
It’s a reasonable distance out to Sapa from Hanoi, and whilst that didn’t…Continue
Posted on April 11, 2017 at 1:08pm